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Modi to review progress of infra sectors on 5 Nov

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will review the progress of infrastructure sectors including roads, railways and power in the presence of senior officials of concerned ministries on 5 November.

‘The Prime Minister has called a meeting to review the progress of various infrastructure projects being implemented under different ministries on 5 November’ a source said. ‘Since the Commission has been monitoring infrastructure sectors, the Prime Minister will review the progress report prepared by body’, he said.

According to the information available, Planning Secretary Sindhushree Khullar will also be present at the meeting to brief the Prime Minister about the monitoring report on infrastructure prepared by the Commission.

The commission has been calling meetings of various officials these days to finalise its assessment report on different infrastructure sectors. In order to push infrastructure development in the country, Modi had asked his ministers to electronically monitor the progress of projects and directed the Railways to submit a comprehensive plan for encouraging foreign direct investment in the last review meeting held on 12 September. There are instructions to review progress of eight major infrastructure sectors — Civil Aviation, Ports and Inland Waterways, Railways, Roads, Telecom, Power, Coal, and New and Renewable Energy on monthly basis.
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